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10 Apr Posted by in Plate of Nations | Comments

Thanks to All of YOU Who Made Plate of Nations 2014 a Success!

Thanks to All of YOU Who Made Plate of Nations 2014 a Success!

It takes a local, global village to make Plate of Nations a success! First and foremost we at the MLK Business Association want to THANK YOU good diners who came down to experience the global menus and down-home family service at our participating restaurants, and helped to support the Rainier Valley Food Bank during the […]

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01 Apr Posted by in Plate of Nations | Comments

Hot Picks for Hot Plates at Plate of Nations 2014

Hot Picks for Hot Plates at Plate of Nations 2014

By now you’ve had the opportunity to nosh your way around some of Plate of Nations 2014, and we bet you have some favorite meals. As we go into the final days of this year’s event, we want to point out a few special dishes that we don’t think you should miss. Huarachitos – Chicken […]

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27 Mar Posted by in Plate of Nations | 1 comment

Get Your Veg on @ Plate of Nations!

Get Your Veg on @ Plate of Nations!

Every year we like to take the opportunity to recognize extraordinary vegetarian and seafood menus offered during Plate of Nations. In addition to being healthful, hearty, and delicious, these menus are nicely timed for those “seasonal vegetarians” observing religious events like Lent, or folks starting the year focused on health benefits that a meat-free diet […]

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13 Mar Posted by in Plate of Nations | Comments

2014 Plate of Nations Passport Contest Is All About Delicious Experiences!

2014 Plate of Nations Passport Contest Is All About Delicious Experiences!

Ever notice that half the time when you travel to foreign places any more that they don’t stamp your passport? Not to worry, during Plate of Nations 2014 you can be validated on a delicious, global scale and win prizes while you’re doing it! Back by popular demand is the Plate of Nations Passport Contest, […]

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26 Feb Posted by in Plate of Nations | Comments

Bring on PON 2014!

Bring on PON 2014!

It’s hard to believe that another year has passed since the last Plate of Nations event. Our heads are still swimming from last year’s success: Over 1000 people enjoyed Plate of Nations special menus, representing diners from over 4 states, 19 cities in Washington State, and 35 Seattle neighborhoods. These folks bolstered our local economy […]

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23 Feb Posted by in Plate of Nations | Comments

Plate of Nations Q&A with Sam Osborne with the Rainier Valley Food Bank

Plate of Nations Q&A with Sam Osborne with the Rainier Valley Food Bank

This year participating restaurants and the MLKBA chose to support the work of the Rainier Valley Food Bank during the two week Plate of Nations event from March 21st through April 5th, 2014. Diners are invited learn more about the food bank, to connect with the the organization to volunteer, and make contributions online or […]

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02 Apr Posted by in Plate of Nations | Comments

Global Foodies, Sink Your Teeth Into These Hot Plates!

Global Foodies, Sink Your Teeth Into These Hot Plates!

Aw yeah, global foodies! It’s time to sink those teeth in, and travel to some hot and heavy destinations without leaving the Seattle City limits. Dying for Somali goat stew or Lao papaya salad with Blue Crab? What about Vietnamese Claypot fish, and Ethiopian dry-cooked lamb? Or maybe you want to go more old skool […]

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28 Mar Posted by in Plate of Nations | Comments

Global Grazers, Plate of Nations is for YOU!

Global Grazers, Plate of Nations is for YOU!

Lest you associate exotic international cuisine with roving herds of adorable critters, think again! Plate of Nations offers mind-blowing menus that are a global veggie tour de force. St. Dames (Global Vegetarian) St. Dames joined Plate of Nations last year. Owners Sarah and Amy are both long time vegetarians and noticed a lack of vegetarian […]

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22 Mar Posted by in Plate of Nations | Comments

Eat Your Way Around the World & Be Rewarded!

Eat Your Way Around the World & Be Rewarded!

New this year to the Plate of Nations is the Passport! We challenge you to eat your worldly hearts out at ALL ten of our spectacular family-owned establishments, for a chance to win prizes! We suggest that you plan your grazing carefully so that you have enough time, and enough room in your stomach, to […]

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17 Mar Posted by in Plate of Nations | Comments

Shared Plates and Shared Cultures: Meet the Plate of Nations Community

Shared Plates and Shared Cultures: Meet the Plate of Nations Community

Martin Luther King Jr. Way South runs through the heart of the Rainier Valley, one of the most ethnically diverse communities in the country. Traveling down the 4-mile corridor is like taking a trip around the world without ever leaving Seattle. This is one of the many reasons that the MLK Business Association (MLKBA) developed […]

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